Are you tired of planning a trip with your friends which always gets cancelled? Do you want to take a break from your daily boring routine? Then, you shouldn’t wait for a company, pack your backpack and travel all by yourself. The knowledge that you get about different lifestyles and people you interact with will freshen up your mind. And not to worry about the difficulties of traveling alone, we have some solo travel tips made handy for you, so that you can enjoy your solo travel to the core. We have picked few destinations for solo travel in India, where you can head to and have a lively trip all by yourself.
Number 1 : Kashmir
Few places need to be traveled, a few are explored, and a few are lived. But Kashmir must be felt. Known for its pristine beauty The beauty is such that will allure and will be etched in your memory for a very long time., Undoubtedly Kashmir is one of the best destinations you can explore on a solo trip. You get to experience heaven on Earth when you visit this state which two countries are fighting forever! You can go for sailing on the Dal Lake and breathe in the fresh air near the icy Himalayas.
Things to do: A must go for Shikara Ride, ‘Gondola’ Cable Car Ride, Houseboat Stay, Old Srinagar Heritage Walk, Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Nubhra valley, Amarnath temple and many adventure sports
Number 2 : Rishikesh
Rishikesh, a city set in the beautiful mountainous state of Uttarakhand and a location so serene that can melt the heart of the Gods. The paradise for river rafting, Rishikesh is a must visit for indulging in several adventure sport activities like cliff diving, hot air ballooning and bungee jumping. The strong rapid water flow over a shallow river is the reason people can dare to enjoy Rishikesh. Yes, it is best for creating memories with your friends, but why not go there alone and meet new adventurous people on your rafting boat?
Things to do: Don’t miss out on River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Camping, Flying fox, Giant swing, Kayaking, Cliff jumping, Camping, Hot Air Ballooning, Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat, Visit Shivpuri, Visit Lakshman Jhula, Visit Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Visit Ram Jhula, Visit Tera Manzil Temple and many more.
Number 3 : Pondicherry
If Jaipur is called the Pink City and Jodhpur is called the Blue City, then Pondicherry is certainly the Yellow City. An oldest French colonial center in India, Pondicherry is well known for its luxurious colonial-style cafes, beautiful promenades and partying scene. This laid-back, French capital of India features a significant French cultural influence with quaint cobbled streets dotted with colonial architectural style houses, a plethora of beaches, and an array of seafront cafes and restaurants. It is a perfect destination for solo travelers who want to combine art, history and culture with a beach holiday. It’s a perfect destination for a perfect vacation over a seaside.
Things to do: A must visit to White Town Promenade, Matrimandir, Auroville, Paradise Beach, Arikemedu and the Cafes
Number 4 : Jaisalmer
Named after famous Maharaja Jaisal Singh, Jaisalmer is one of the popular historical places in Rajasthan. Located in the middle of the expansive Thar desert, the city is known for its rich heritage, culture and traditions. Jaisalmer attracts a wide number of tourists because of the beautiful Thar Desert. It even holds a festival in the month of February which people love to attend. You can visit this place alone and participate in different activities like folk dance performances and music competitions. If not, you can simply enjoy watching people showcase their talents.
Things to do: Take camel rides and purchase unique handicrafts and visit the mighty Jaisalmer fort.
Number 5 : Ladakh
With the world’s two mightiest mountain ranges- the Himalayas and the Karakoram, 3 highest motorable roads- Chang La, Khardung La and Tanglang La, desert mountains, gorgeous night skies, rainbows, Tibetan monasteries, flowers, lakes, rainbow hills and the most stunning landscapes, Ladakh is bound to be one of the most epic journeys you can take in India. Ladakh’s soundlessness, its cobalt blue skies, bright rainbows, and glistening lakes are pure magic.
Things to do: Motor Biking, Trek to Markha Valley, Indus River Rafting, Go on a Camel Safari, Shop at the Leh Market, Skiing, visit Pangong Lake, Royal Leh Palace, Magnetic Hill and many more